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Union Victory at Amazon: Bezos, Your Workers Are Coming For You!

Early on the morning of April 1, a historic victory for the American working class was won. Amazon, the second-largest employer in the US, owned by the second-richest person, and a bastion of anti-union resistance by the bosses, has been dealt a serious blow. The JFK8 fulfillment center in Staten Island, New York has become the first Amazon facility…

CIA Used Prisoner as “Prop” to Teach Torture Methods

While the US and its allies decry Russia’s brutality in Ukraine, a recently declassified report has shed light on some of the practices of western imperialism. It has been revealed that the CIA spent three years using a detainee in Afghanistan as a “puppet” to train interrogators in torture methods. This individual was subject to senseless brutality…

Poll Tax: “We Won’t Pay!” How Thatcher was Defeated

Saturday March 31, 1990, one day before the introduction of the poll tax in England and Wales, and one year after its introduction in Scotland, 250,000 people took to the streets to demonstrate in London and Glasgow organized by the All Britain Anti Poll Tax Federation (in which the Militant Tendency was playing a leading role). This was just the culminating…

No War But the Class War!

As the war in Ukraine drags into a new month, revolutionary Marxists must be crystal clear on the fundamental class dynamics of the situation. Lurking behind the lofty lies and rhetoric, the cruise missiles and the artillery, lie the class interests of the capitalists: the pursuit of markets, spheres of influence, natural resources, labor power, and…

Ukraine Refugee Crisis and the Hypocrisy of the West

Over three million people have now fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion on February 24, with the UN declaring the fastest-growing refugee crisis in Europe since the Second World War. There has been an outpouring of sympathy for those fleeing war from millions of people. Hundreds of thousands of ordinary people have even offered to open up their homes…

Fight School Cuts in Arizona!

In January, Arizona’s governor threatened to pull $1.15 billion worth of education funding from the entire state if the legislature didn’t raise the Aggregate Expenditure Limit known as “AEL.” The AEL is a cap on education spending based on the aggregate expenditure of Arizona’s school districts. Conveniently for the ruling class, this does…

Vietnam’s Climate Catastrophe and Economic Disaster

In the past few years, Vietnam has been battered by severe storms, the effects of which continue to be felt and are compounded by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. These extreme weather conditions are a global phenomenon, as demonstrated by superstorms around the world; tornado outbreaks in the Midwest and Southern USA; and massive sandstorms in…

Applebee’s Leaked Emails: Ruthless Exploitation in the Neighborhood

This week, leaked emails by an Applebee’s executive have lit up social media with an outpouring of indignation and class hatred.“Everyone has heard that gas prices continue to rise,” Wayne Pankratz, Executive Director of Operations at Applebee’s notes. As most of their “employee base and potential employee base live paycheck to paycheck,”…

[Audio] Black Struggle and the Right-Wing Frenzy Over CRT

A new episode of Socialist Revolution Podcast is now on air:Browse all Socialist Revolution episodes: socialistrevolution.tv Support our work! Donate, subscribe, share, and leave a 5-star rating to help others find us.TranscriptThe right wing has attempted to stifle all discussion about racism in classrooms and in history textbooks by loudly arguing…

“Learning Loss” and the Crisis of Education

More than two years since the emergence of COVID-19, the effects of the capitalists’ mismanagement of the pandemic continue to reverberate throughout the world. While the pandemic itself has abated for the time being in many countries, the long-term impacts are only starting to be understood. A recent UNICEF report on the state of education revealed…

Zelensky Government Uses Invasion to Justify Political Repression in Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky’s government continues to cynically use the invasion to justify repressing political opponents in Ukraine. Meanwhile in Russia, opponents of the war—including supporters of the Marxist Tendency—are being expelled from the youth wing of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.Check out the recent statement on the war produced…

Theses About the War in Ukraine—Marxist Tendency, Ukraine

The following brief theses were produced by supporters of the IMT in Ukraine, translated into English, discussing the origins of the ongoing war and the reactionary effect it has had on the country. For an internationalist solution to the Ukraine war and all war! For socialist revolution! Read the original statement here.1. The war in Ukraine is a consequence…

Capitalism’s Assault on Youth Mental Health

This last December, the US Surgeon General released a rare Official Advisory which painted a dismal picture of youth mental health. This came two months after the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children’s Hospital Association jointly declared a national state of emergency in childhood…

In 1920, Britain Came Close to Revolution

102 years ago, British workers struck in solidarity with the Russian Revolution. Conditions were ripe for revolution, though the opportunity was missed. Rob Sewell explains the revolutionary potential displayed by the working class in Britain, the errors of their leadership, and the lessons of these experiences for the class struggle today, at a time…

How the Change of Guard in the Teamsters Union Can Help Revitalize Labor

The Teamsters is one of the largest unions in the country and, arguably, the most powerful. It organizes over 1.3 million members, including some 340,000 employees at United Parcel Service (UPS). Along with the US Postal Service, Amazon, FedEx, and other package delivery companies, UPS has long played a key role in commodity distribution. This has only…

Germany and Ukraine: Against Militarism, Armament, and Imperialist Aggression!

The German capitalist class and its government are using Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine as an opportunity to advance their own militarist and imperialist agenda. The German Marxists of Der Funke expose the repulsive hypocrisy and warmongering of their ruling class, and make an appeal to combat the scourge of war with international solidarity…

“Barbaric” Russia and the “Civilized” West

The French philosopher Voltaire was supposed to have written the celebrated phrase: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Whether or not he actually pronounced them, these words are often cited to describe the principle of freedom of speech.Free speech, and by extension, freedom of the press, is always…

Smell the Fear of the Ruling Class

Editorial for issue 31 of Socialist Revolution magazine. Subscribe now to get your copy!For thousands of years, the world’s ruling classes relied on brute force and intimidation, bribes and tribute, religious spectacle, and monarchical awe to ensure their domination over the masses. The rise of capitalism brought new tools to control the individuals…

International Working Women’s Day: How to End Violence Against Women

Across the world, an epidemic of violence against women, femicide, and domestic abuse plagues society. This is yet another symptom of a sick system. Capitalism is the disease. To end sexism and oppression, we must fight for revolution.Under capitalism, women everywhere are subjected to violence, sexual assault, and often murder.News during the first…

[Leaflet] No War in Ukraine: Peace Between Peoples! War Between Classes! The Main Enemy Is at Home!

This is the text of a leaflet distributed by supporters of Socialist Revolution at antiwar demonstrations throughout the country. Download the PDF of the four-page foldable leaflet here.Read our full article on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine here.Vladimir Putin has ordered an all-out invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military. Horrific scenes of human…

The Ukrainian War: an Internationalist Class Position—IMT Statement

The first casualty of war is truth. This is also the case of the Russian military intervention in Ukraine. Marxists need to be able to cut through the fog of lies and war propaganda and analyze the real reasons behind the conflict; what has caused it; and the real interests that lie behind the excuses and justifications of the different parties involved. Above…

The Crimes of Imperialism and the War in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has ordered an all-out invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military. Horrific scenes of human misery and death have been splashed across our screens as the war is live-streamed across social media by tens of thousands of people in the war zone itself.There have been many “unprecedented” events in the last few years, from the economic…

Save Lives: Socialize Big Pharma!

In April 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an annual report, once again warning that little progress has been made in developing new, desperately needed antibiotics. Overlooked by most in the midst of the raging COVID pandemic, the report analyzed 43 antibiotics currently in the development pipeline. It found that precisely none of…

Exposed: The Plot Against Left-Wing president of Britain’s Largest Union

For years, an unholy alliance of council employers, right-wing union bureaucrats, and disgruntled opponents have attempted to victimize Paul Holmes, the President of Unison. Now the truth is emerging about this disgraceful witch hunt.Every action has a consequence. Every cover up, even the best of them, has loose ends. There is always a paper trail…

No to war with Ukraine! Against Military Intervention! Statement from IMT Russia

The following is a statement by Russian comrades of the International Marxist Tendency, denouncing the invasion of Ukraine that began in the early hours of today. Against military intervention! Against chauvinism! No war between the peoples, no peace between the classes! Read the original in Russian here.In the early morning of February 24, the Russian…


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